We’re hosting a neighborhood health fair with our neighbors to promote health care and community unity in Highland Park!
When: August 24, 12:00 – 3:00 PM
Where: SAY Detroit Family Health Clinic
211 Glendale Ave
Highland Park, MI 48203
What to expect:
• Blood pressure screening
• Diabetes screening voucher
• Mammogram voucher
• Prescription vegetable bag to receive produce from the Buckets of Rain gardens, which supplies nutritional produce year-round for clinic clients.
• Back-to-school and sports physicals*
• Backpack w/ school supplies to first 250 kids (must be present with an adult)
• Tour the clinic
And join us for a BBQ at Buckets of Rain’s “Big Glen” urban garden, just across street.
In a first-time collaborative effort, the SAY Detroit Family Health Clinic, Buckets of Rain, Avalon Village, D2N Foundation, and WNUC 96.7 Community Radio, are combining their energy and resources to bring awareness and access to free health care for all residents of Detroit and the surrounding region.
“The Detroit2Nepal Foundation is excited to promote the collaborative efforts of the Say Detroit Family Health Clinic, Buckets of Rain Urban Gardens, Avalon Village and WNUC 96.7 Community Radio with the mission of increasing access to health care and healthy lifestyles for the women of Detroit”, says D2N Founder Dr. Richard Keidan, who spearheaded this initiative.
*appointment required: please call 313-758-6100 in advance
About the Partners
SAY Detroit Family Health Clinic– Launched in 2008, the SAY Detroit Family Health Clinic is a free clinic, providing examinations, specialty services, maintenance and preventive healthcare for underinsured women and their children.
Buckets of Rain– Focused on growing produce in the “Big Glen” garden in Highland Park, since 2012, Buckets of Rain has produced hundreds of thousands of servings of fresh produce for the rescue missions and residents within the local community. By 2020, their goal is to produce 500 thousand servings of fresh vegetables per season.
Avalon Village– Avalon Village is a sustainable eco-village being built in Highland Park, MI (inside the city of Detroit), transforming one of the city’s most blighted blocks into a safe, functional, and beautiful space for the entire community.
Detroit2Nepal – D2N was created by Beaumont Health System surgical oncologist Dr. Richard Keidan to fund health, education, and sanitation programs for children in Nepal and Detroit. Since 2015 D2N has rebuilt in Nepal 12 schools and has built several health posts and birth centers, all with earthquake-safe engineering.
WNUC 96.7 – WNUC’s local and syndicated coverage promotes social justice, solidarity, and visionary activism. It is a community space for people to meet and collaborate and helps transform community life.